EyeCare Partners is the nation’s leading provider of clinically integrated eye care. Our national network of over 300 ophthalmologists and 700 optometrists provides a lifetime of care to our patients with a mission to enhance vision, advance eye care and improve lives. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, over 650 ECP-affiliated practice locations provide care in 18 states and 80 markets, providing services that span the eye care continuum. For more information, visit www.eyecare-partners.com.
Procurement Category Manager
The Procurement Category Manager leads all procurement functions for operations business units within a regional focus. This role reports to the Senior Director for Procurement, Facility Management and Biomedical Services and is the procurement business partner to the operations leadership teams. Vital to this role is aligning on the business unit’s strategic plans through regular engagement with leadership at all levels. The main goal of this role is to deliver cost savings & avoidance opportunities and ensure maximum rebate terms and compliance.
You will manage all procurement-related aspects of the business model by managing strategic sourcing events, monitoring contracts and agreements with vendors, and the strategic integration of newly acquired practices. You will also interact with three main business platforms and have analytical & tactical support to achieve your targets. This is a fast-paced environment in an organization that continues to experience rapid growth. You will also lead a team of skilled Procurement Specialists, each having a specific regional focus and stakeholder engagement. Important to this role is your leadership within your team, advancing their personal and professional goals along the way!
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